How To Clean Marble, Travertine, and Limestone Countertop Surfaces
You've made a significant investment in your Natural Stone,
and you want to Clean it to keep it looking new.
Here are a few Techniques!
DAILY CLEANING - If your Marble countertops are in great shape and you are only looking for a daily Maintenance Cleaner, make sure to choose a pH neutral cleaner. NEW R156
Common dish soaps and houshold sprays are often highly alkaline. For instance, Dawn Dish Soap has a pH of 10.7. This may be a great grease fighter for pots and pans, but it can break down stone sealers. Fortunately, daily cleaning of natural stone has been made easier with our professional grade pH neutral maintenance cleaners. more
DEEP CLEANING - Let's face it, accidents happen. If you were able to immediately wipe up the spill but there remains a residual stain, DONT PANIC! help is on the way to Clean your Marble Countertops.
The best thing to do in the interim is to flush the stain with hot soapy water. Mix dishwashing soap in a bowl and using a sponge, saturate area of stain. Wipe up and repeat several times.
Most food and organic stains can be removed using our professional deep cleaners. more
STAIN REMOVAL - For stains that have deeply penetrated un-sealed marble countertops or other surfaces, you will need to take more drastic action that just using a deep cleaner. You will likely need to use what's called a "Poultice". A poultice is a special solution formed as a paste that creates a chemical reaction to draw out stains.
For a complete list of stain removal products, refer to our Stain Removal Chart. more
Cleaning Exterior Stone - Exterior Natural Stone poses challenges due to many environmental elements. Dirt, Grease, Oils, Smog, Acid Rain, Sap, and Leaf Debris can cause extensive staining on Exterior Stone.
For a comlpete list of stain removal products, refer to our Stain Removal Chart. more
For help with a Stone Cleaning Problem, or for general information,
please call or Email our Stone Care Experts.